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By Medicover Hospitals / 21 April 2021
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  • Lecope Tablet belongs to a class of medications known as antihistamines. It is used to treat a variety of allergic conditions such as hay fever, conjunctivitis, and some skin reactions such as eczema, hives, and bite and sting reactions. It also helps to relieve watery eyes, a runny nose, sneezing, and itching.
  • Lecope Tablet is safe to take with or without food. The dose you need may differ depending on what you're taking it for. This medication is typically taken in the evening, but follow your doctor's instructions on how to take it. You may only need this medicine on days when you have symptoms, but if you are taking it to prevent symptoms, you should take it on a regular basis.
  • In general, this medication is very safe. The most common side effects are sleepiness or dizziness, dry mouth, fatigue, and headache. These are usually mild and disappear after a few days as your body adjusts. If any of the side effects persist or cause you concern, speak with your doctor.
    1. Lecope Uses
    2. Lecope Side effects
    3. Precautions
    4. Interactions
    5. Dosage
    6. Storage
    7. Lecope vs Cetirizine
    8. Frequently Asked Questions
    9. Citations

    Lecope Uses:

  • Lecope Tablet relieves symptoms such as a runny or blocked nose, sneezing, and itchy or watery eyes. This will make it easier for you to carry out your daily tasks. It can also provide relief from allergic reactions caused by insect bites, as well as hives and eczema symptoms such as rash, swelling, itching, and irritation. This will improve the appearance of your skin, and you may notice an improvement in your mood and self-confidence as well. It rarely causes serious side effects, and you may only need to take it on days when you are experiencing symptoms. Furthermore, when compared to other antihistamine medications, Lecope Tablet may cause you to feel less sleepy. To get the most out of it, use it on a regular basis.
  • Side Effects

    • Sleepiness
    • Dry mouth
    • Headache
    • Fatigue
    • Diarrhea
    • Constipation

    Precautions

  • When combined with alcohol, Lecope Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness.Lecope Tablet is generally thought to be safe to take during pregnancy. Animal studies have revealed that there are few or no negative effects on the developing baby; however, human studies are scarce.
  • Lecope Tablet is most likely safe to take while breastfeeding. According to the limited human data, the drug poses no significant risk to the baby.
  • Larger doses or longer periods of use of Lecope Tablet may cause drowsiness and other side effects in the baby, as well as a decrease in milk supply.
  • Lecope Tablet may impair your alertness, impair your vision, or make you sleepy and dizzy. If you have these kinds of symptoms, do not drive.
  • In patients with kidney disease, Lecope Tablet should be used with caution. Lecope Tablet dosage may need to be adjusted. Please consult your physician.
  • In patients with severe kidney disease, the use of Lecope Tablet is not advised.
  • In patients with liver disease, Lecope Tablet is safe to use. There is no need to adjust the dose of the Lecope Tablet.
  • Interactions

  • Theophylline (used to treat asthma and COPD) and ritonavir enhance the effect of Lecope 5mg Tablet (used for AIDS).
  • Discuss with your doctor any other medications, herbal preparations, or supplements you are currently taking to avoid any potential interactions.
  • Overdose

  • If someone has taken an overdose of this medicine and has serious symptoms such as passing out or trouble breathing, seek medical advice. Never take more than what is prescribed to you by your doctor.
  • Missed Dose

  • If you forget to take any dose or by mistake miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember it. If it is already the time for the next dose, skip the forgotten dose. Take your next dosage at a regular time. Do not double the dose.
  • Storage

  • The medicine should not come in direct contact with heat, air, light and may damage your medicines. Exposure to medicine might cause some harmful effects or serious side effects. The medicine must be kept in a safe place and out of children’s reach.
  • Lecope vs Cetirizine

    Lecope
    Cetirizine
    Lecope Tablet belongs to a class of medications known as antihistamines. Cetirizine is also an antihistamine it reduces the body's natural chemical histamine.
    It is used to treat a variety of allergic conditions such as hay fever, conjunctivitis, and some skin reactions It is used to treat symptoms of a cold or allergy, such as sneezing, itching, watery eyes, or a runny nose.
    The effect of this medication can be seen within 1 hour of administration. This medication's effect lasts for an average of 24 hours. It is taken orally. The effects usually start within an hour and last for about a day.

    Frequently Asked Questions:

    Lecope 5mg Tablet is used for treating allergic conditions like a runny or blocked nose, sinus, common cold, hives, and rashes.
    Lecope Syrup belongs to a class of medications known as antihistamines. It is used to treat allergies such as hay fever, conjunctivitis, and some skin reactions such as eczema, hives, and bite and sting reactions. It helps with watery eyes, a runny nose, sneezing, and itching.
    It rarely causes serious side effects, and you may only need to take it on days when you are experiencing symptoms. Furthermore, when compared to other similar medications, Lecope-M Tablet may cause you to feel less sleepy. If you are taking it to prevent symptoms, you should take it on a regular basis to get the most benefit.
    Lecope Tablet is considered safe to be used when prescribed by your doctor.
    Lecope-M Tablet is used to treat allergic rhinitis symptoms such as a runny or stuffed nose, airway blockage, difficulty breathing, sneezing, and watery eyes.
    Lecope-AD Tablet is a medication that is used to treat common cold symptoms. It thins mucus in the nose, windpipe, and lungs, making coughing easier. It also alleviates seasonal allergy symptoms such as a runny nose, watery eyes, sneezing, and congestion or stuffiness.
    No, Lecope Tablet is not an anabolic steroid. It is an anti-allergic medication that is used to alleviate allergy symptoms. It relieves hay fever or seasonal allergy symptoms such as the runny nose, sneezing, and redness, itching, and watering of the eyes. It also alleviates symptoms caused by allergies to substances like dust mites, animal dander, and mold. It is also useful in treating hive symptoms such as itching and rash.
    Yes, Lecope Tablet can cause fatigue, sleepiness, and weakness. Avoid doing driving or operating big machinery if you have these symptoms.
    Within an hour of taking Lecope Tablet, it begins to work and show improvement. However, it may take some time to see the full benefits.
    If you have itchiness rashes, your doctor may advise you to take two different antihistamines at the same time. If you take Lecope Tablet during the daytime, your doctor may prescribe another antihistamine that causes sleepiness in the night, especially if the itch is making it hard for you to sleep.

    Citations:

  • Lecope, https://aslopubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/lno.11032